Open Access Policy

The University of Salzburg supports the principles of Open Access publication.

Barrierefreiheit: Kurzbeschreibung des BildesIt acknowledges the advantages of Open Access publishing and supports its faculty and staff with the Open Access publication of scientific work in terms of money and infrastructure.

Open Access Policy of the Paris-Lodron-University of Salzburg  





Berlin Declaration


The University of Salzburg emphasized its support of Open Access publication by signing the “Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities” on March 11, 2014.

http://openaccess.mpg.de/3515/Berliner_Erklaerung 

The Berlin Declaration was adopted on October 22, 2003 by international research organizations at a conference organized by the Max-Planck-Institute. To this day over 500 organizations have signed the declaration.


Objective of the Declaration

Our mission of disseminating knowledge is only half complete if the information is not made widely and readily available to society. New possibilities of knowledge dissemination not only through the classical form but also and increasingly through the open access paradigm via the Internet have to be supported. We define open access as a comprehensive source of human knowledge and cultural heritage that has been approved by the scientific community. In order to realize the vision of a global and accessible representation of knowledge, the future Web has to be sustainable, interactive, and transparent. Content and software tools must be openly accessible and compatible.

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